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Eleanor is a multi-instrumentalist living in Manchester. She plays bassoon, clarinet, saxophone and flute and is passionate about sharing her love of music and bringing high quality and exciting performances to a wide audience.

She has an active freelance career playing regularly in pit bands and orchestras, performing in chamber and solo recitals and is passionate about outreach and making live music accessible. She works as a visiting musician in Alder Hey Children's Hospital is a Live Music Now Musician, a bassoonist of Kaleidoscope Orchestra, ARTIS specialist and founding member of Chameleon. She has performed in venues including Bridgewater Hall, the Barbican and Hope Mill Theatre.


Eleanor strives to create engaging, high quality accessible work and is always exploring new opportunities for creating and sharing music.


Eleanor studied at the Royal Northern College of Music where she achieved an AdvPGDip in Bassoon performance and a Masters of Music in Performance with Distinction.She studied with Stefano Canuti, Roberto Giaccaglia and Gretha Tulls.

During her studies she played with the Halle orchestra through the Professional experience scheme, played in the RNCM Symphony Orchestra in venues including Bridgewater hall and at the Cantiere Festival, Italy and played in Masterclasses with Sergio Azzolini.

Previously she studied at The University of Nottingham receiving a BAHons in Music, studying with Laurence Perkins, Alistair Parnell and Sarah Watts. 


Eleanor also has ABRSM Diplomas on bassoon, saxophone and clarinet 

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